Journal article

Economic evaluation of clinical quality registries: a systematic review

Peter Lee, Ken Chin, Danny Liew, Dion Stub, Angela Brennan, Jeffrey Leftkovits, Ella Zomer

BMJ Open | BMJ Journals | Published : 2019

Abstract

Objectives: The objective of this systematic review was to examine the existing evidence base for the cost-effectiveness or cost-benefit of clinical quality registries (CQRs). Design: Systematic review and narrative synthesis. Data sources: Nine electronic bibliographic databases, including MEDLINE, EMBASE and CENTRAL, in the period from January 2000 to August 2019. Eligibility criteria: Any peer-reviewed published study or grey literature in English which had reported on an economic evaluation of one or more CQRs. Data extraction and synthesis: Data were screened, extracted and appraised by two independent reviewers. A narrative synthesis was performed around key attributes of each CQR ..

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